Department of Neurological Surgery

Joseph S. Neimat, MD

Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
Vanderbilt Medical Center

NeimatDr. Neimat’s clinical interests include all aspects of neurological surgery, with emphasis on neural stimulation for the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease, the surgical treatment of epilepsy, novel surgical therapies for mental disease, and the multi-modality treatment of trigeminal neuralgia.

Dr. Neimat performed his undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. At Duke University in Durham, NC he completed both the Master of Science in Neurobiology and his medical degree.

Postgraduate Training:
Dr. Neimat completed his Internship in General Surgery and his Residency in Neurosurgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA . Dr. Neimat completed a Fellowship in Functional Neurosurgery at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

Current Research Interests:
An investigation of the affective and cognitive properties of the basal ganglia and the clinical application of neural stimulation in the treatment of refractory medical disease.

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Office Mailing Address:
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Department of Neurological Surgery
4340 Village at Vanderbilt
Nashville, Tennessee 37232-8618
Clinic/Patient Appointments:
Vanderbilt Neurosurgery Clinic
1500 21st Avenue South, Suite 1506
Nashville, TN 37212
Phone:  (615) 322-7417
Fax: (615) 343-5315

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